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Political Voice through Organized Interests: Introductory Matters

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers several matters that complicate the understanding of inequalities of political voice through organized interests. It first differentiates between, on the one hand, the view of ... More


You Can't March on a Strip Mall: Sprawl and Political Disengagement

Thad Williamson

in Sprawl, Justice, and Citizenship: The Civic Costs of the American Way of Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195369434
eISBN:
9780199852826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369434.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter evaluates the contribution of sprawl in the practice of active citizenship by empirically examining sprawl-related variables in terms of a basic awareness of, and interest in, politics. ... More


Interest Groups and the Reproduction of Inequality

Constance A. Nathanson

in Healthy, Wealthy, and Fair: Health Care and the Good Society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195170665
eISBN:
9780199850204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195170665.003.0033
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the treatment of public health as a form of interest-group politics. It also argues that the barriers to representation of disadvantaged minority voices in the realm of public ... More


Prostitution policy beyond trafficking: collaborative governance in prostitution

Hendrik Wagenaar, Helga Amesberger, and Sietske Altink

in Designing Prostitution Policy: Intention and Reality in Regulating the Sex Trade

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447324249
eISBN:
9781447324256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324249.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Chapter Six argues for collaborative governance as an effective response to the domain-specific challenges of prostitution policy, as well as to the inadequacy of the traditional policy responses of ... More


Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons: The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and a New Model of Emissions Trading

Leigh Raymond

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034746
eISBN:
9780262336161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034746.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Reclaiming the Atmospheric Commons explains recent changes in emissions trading policy to address climate change with a new theory of sudden policy change. The new theory of “normative reframing” ... More


Conclusion: American Politics Out of Balance

Matt Grossmann and David A. Hopkins

in Asymmetric Politics: Ideological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190626594
eISBN:
9780190630560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190626594.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Party asymmetry is at the root of much that is distinctive about American politics and government. We synthesize a wide variety of research in order to document the most consequential differences ... More


Harrow

B. R. Nanda

in The Nehrus: Motilal and Jawaharlal: With a New Preface

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195693430
eISBN:
9780199081387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195693430.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter discusses Jawaharlal’s stay in Harrow. It states that the official report of Jawaharlal’s half-term showed that he was top in every subject. It then explains that Motilal did not want ... More


Strong Ties between Independent Organizations: Unions and Political Parties in Switzerland

Roland Erne and Sebastian Schief

in Left-of-Centre Parties and Trade Unions in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198790471
eISBN:
9780191831751
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790471.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Although Swiss unions are notionally independent from political parties, this chapter distinguishes three currents within the Swiss labour movement: a left-wing current around the Swiss Trade Union ... More


The East of the West: An Economic Backwater at the Border

Astrid M. Eckert

in West Germany and the Iron Curtain: Environment, Economy, and Culture in the Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190690052
eISBN:
9780190690083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690052.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

This chapter investigates the history of “zonal borderland aid,” a program devised to support the West German border regions. It analyzes the strategies that borderland advocates deployed to entrench ... More


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